Organizational Unit: UNU Office of the Rector
For the past four decades, UNU has been a go-to think tank for impartial research on the pressing global problems of human survival, conflict prevention, development, and welfare. With more than 400 researchers in 13 countries, UNU’s work spans the full breadth of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals, generating policy-relevant knowledge to effect positive global change. UNU maintains more than 200 collaborations with UN agencies and leading universities and research institutions across the globe.
The Office of the Rector supports the Rector in his capacity as the chief academic and administrative officer of the UNU, and assists in executive management and coordination of the UNU system. This includes responsibilities for the University’s direction, organisation, administration, and programme and institutional development.
Under the guidance and supervision of the Administrative Officer, Office of the Rector, the Driver/General Services Assistant provides reliable, regular, and safe driving services to the Rector. The driver shall conform to the highest standards of integrity and discretion in executing his/her responsibilities for the United Nations University. The Driver is also required to undertake administrative duties for UNU Centre when not providing driving services.
The selected applicant must:
Remuneration will commensurate with qualifications and experience.
This is full-time employment on a one (1) year Personnel Service Agreement (PSA) contract with UNU, with the possibility for renewal subject to requirements and satisfactory work performance. The combined duration of appointment shall not exceed six (6) years.
The successful candidate will be employed under a local contract and will not hold international civil service status nor be a “staff member” as defined in the UN Staff Rules and Regulations.
Expected by December 2018 or earlier
Interested applicants should submit their applications, preferably by email (to firstname.lastname@example.org) and must include the following:
Office of the Rector
United Nations University Headquarters
53-70, Jingumae 5-chome, Shibuya-ku
Tokyo 150-8925, Japan
+81 3 3499-2828